Re: [DNSOP] abandoning ANAME and standardizing CNAME at apex

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Tue, 19 June 2018 21:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] abandoning ANAME and standardizing CNAME at apex
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Ray Bellis <ray@bellis.me.uk>; wrote:
> On 19/06/2018 17:44, Tony Finch wrote:
>
> > SRV should have been part of the fix (and it was invented early
> > enough to be!) but it wasn't a complete fix without support from the
> > application protocols.
>
> AIUI, a large part of the supposed issue with SRV was the inertia of the
> installed base of browsers that wouldn't know how to access them.

The same was true for name-based virtual hosting, at about the same time!

Tony.
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